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Two Writers Artspeak Their Way Through #AskaCurator Day

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(screenshot by the author via Twitter)

We’ve become accustomed to the usual art institution social media feeds that remind us of artists’ birthdays (HBD, Silpa Bhirasri!), collection highlights (nice, Riza-yi `Abbasi, Met!), upcoming events (Basquiat talk at the Pérez!), and the other static in our art-filled lives. OK, that’s harsh, but you know what I mean. What are we really asking for? What insight do we seek?

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Miranda’s mug? (via keepcalm-o-matic)

#AskaCurator day was conceived by UK-based Mar Dixon and has been embraced by many museums around the world. Yesterday, to mark the occasion, two well-known art writers (Jörg Colberg in Massachusetts and Carolina Miranda in California) decided to poke fun at the daylong curatorial celebration in their own social media–savvy way.

Let me curate that for you …

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